Belarus, with two penalties and 13 spares, finished 8th in the season opening mixed relay 2x6+2x7.5km in Ostersund (Sweden) on 24 November, BelTA has learnt.
The fifth round of the ticketing program for the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk kicked off on 25 November, BelTA learnt from the Directorate for the World Championship.
Captain of the Belarusian national handball team and player of Spain’s Barcelona Sergei Rutenko is on the list of three best left backs in the 2013 season, BelTA has learnt.
Representatives of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and its commercial partner Infront Sports & Media, expressed their satisfaction on the work being done on Chizhovka Arena, one of the venues of the 2014 IIHF World Championship. This is one of the main results of the IIHF fourth inspection visit to Belarus held on 13-14 November, BelTA.
The 20th Oleg Karavayev Memorial Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament will be held in Minsk on 22 November, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of Belarus.
The Belarusian shooter Victoria Chaika won the women’s 10m air pistol bronze medal in the 2013 ISSF World Cup Final in Munich on 10 November, BelTA has learnt.
Belarus’ Vladimir Samsonov won silver at the 2013 LIEBHERR Men’s World Cup which concluded in Belgium’s Verviers on 27 October, BelTA has learnt.
A total of 50,000 out of 680,000 tickets have been sold within the month since the launch of the IIHF World Championship ticketing program, First Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Alexander Gagiev told media, BelTA learned.
Nine boxers have been included in Belarus’ squad for the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships due in Kazakhstan’s Almaty, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian Boxing Federation.
The Belarusian national women’s archery team have entered the final of the 2013 World Archery Championships in Turkey’s Antalya but lost to South Korea, world No.1, in the final, BelTA has learnt.
The Belarusian men’s national table tennis team have not made it to the final of the ETTU European Championships and had to settle for bronze, BelTA has learnt.
An effective system should be set up in Belarus to find and train talented sportsmen for various sports. The instruction was given by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko as he visited the Minsk city center for aspiring tennis players on 12 September, BelTA has learned - MINSK, 12 September (BelTA).
The gymnasts representing their national federations present in Kiev, at the 32nd World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships elected in camera Lioubou Charkashyna (BLR) as representative of their discipline to the Athletes’ Commission of the FIG. Only candidate in the running, she was elected unanimously.
In 2013, the legendary handball coach Spartak Myronovych celebrates his 75 years birthday. Mironovitch Spartak Born June 20, 1938 in Magnitigorsk. USSR Master of sport (1964), Belarus honored coach (1967), USSR honored coach (1977).
Belarus is ready to develop fruitful cooperation with the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) on all fronts. The EUBC European Boxing Championships 2013 in Minsk will give a new impetus to the development of this sport in the country, First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus Igor Rachkovsky said as he met with the President of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu, who is in Minsk for the European Boxing Championships, BelTA learned.
On March 5-6, a series of official training sessions at the "Laura" Cross-country Ski and Biathlon Center marked the opening of the IBU World Cup 8 Biathlon. The event is being staged by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Russian Biathlon Union and the International Biathlon Union.
The team of the President of the Republic of Belarus Mr. Alexander Lukashenko took the first place in the 4x2km ski relay at the winter sports festival “Minsk Ski Track 2013”, reports a BelTA correspondent.
Belarusian athletes took 4 medals (2 silver and 2 bronze ones) at the European Indoor Championships in Goterborg, Sweden, reports a BelTA correspondent.